Index
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AAE. See Acute asthma exacerbation (AAE)
Abdominal masses
bibliography, 809
clinical presentation, 805
differential diagnosis, 806–807, 808
disposition, 808
follow-up, 808
history, 805
initial laboratory tests, 806
introduction, 805
laboratory workup, 805–806
pearls and pitfalls, 809
physical examination, 805
radiology examinations, 806
treatment, 807
Abdominal migraine, 816
Abdominal pain. See also Acute abdomen
with bilious vomiting, 248
common causes of, 811
Abdominal ultrasonography, 820
Abnormal bone fractures, 641
ABO/Rh incompatibility, 471
Abscess
brain, 145
cerebral, 526, 528
epidural, 534
intra-abdominal, 243
occult, 429
perianal, 243
peritonsillar, 135–138
retropharyngeal, 139–142
skin and soft-tissue infections, 97
subperiosteal, 649, 651
tubo-ovarian, 287
Abuse
child, 689–696
sexual, 697–703
Acalculous cholecystitis, 216, 219
Accidental trauma fractures, 641
Acetaminophen, 788
Acetaminophen nomogram, 457
Acidemias, 265–266. See also Inborn errors
of metabolism (IEMs)
Acquired valvular disease, 32
Acrocyanosis, 740
ACS. See Acute chest syndrome (ACS)
Acute abdomen
bibliography, 818
clinical presentation, 811–812
common causes of abdominal pain, 811
differential diagnosis, 814–815, 816
disposition, 818
follow-up, 818
history, 811–812
indications for consultation, 817
introduction, 811
laboratory workup, 813
pearls and pitfalls, 818
physical examination, 812–813
radiologic tests based on clinical
suspicion, 814
radiology examinations, 813–814
treatment, 815, 817
Acute adrenal insufficiency
bibliography, 152
clinical presentation, 149–150
differential diagnosis, 150
in differential diagnosis of sepsis, 442
disposition, 151
follow-up, 152
history, 149
indications for consultation, 151
introduction, 149
laboratory workup, 150
pearls and pitfalls, 152
physical examination, 150
treatment, 150–151
Acute agitation
bibliography, 676
clinical presentation, 669–670
differential diagnosis, 670, 672
disposition, 675
etiologic considerations, 671–672
follow-up, 672
history, 669–670
indications for consultation, 675
introduction, 669
laboratory workup, 670
medications for treatment of, 673–674
pearls and pitfalls, 676
physical examination, 670
prevention, 675
restraint, 674–675
treatment, 672–675
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